This is not what he was hired for.
According to the story, a car-full of people heard Trump speak very awkwardly about a soldier who was killed in combat.
- Rep. Frederica Wilson said she was sitting beside the grieving widow when Trump said on speakerphone that the slain solider ‘knew what he signed up for’
- The widow ‘was in tears. And she said, “He didn’t even remember his name!”‘
- Heartbreaking footage later showed Johnson, who is pregnant with the couple’s third child, sobbing over her husband’s flag-draped coffin
It all could be made up…but that would require all the folks in the car agreeing to fib about what Trump said. Given Trump’s habit of running at the mouth, I figure it is more likely that he flubbed the phone call.
He’s just not very good at being presidential.
We used to have presidents who were okay at looking presidential, as long as the teleprompter worked. They were lousy on policy. Apparently that has now flipped.